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try to make a play. sean weatherspoon decked him. he did leave on his own power but was done for the day. here is the head coach following the game. >> every game he goes in, he will learn and that is why it takes you two or three years to really feel comfortable with defense that you play in the nfl to slow the game down a little bit. and robert will keep on learning. but we've got somebody very special. we've got a guy that competes, a guy that tries to make plays and every game he goes in, just like that last play in the red zone, when do you take a dive. when do you throw the ball away. that is all part of the learning experience he will gain as time goes on. >> step out of bounds. >> griffin tweeted to fans. he said he thinks after all the testing he will play next week but as we all know, the doctors get the final word on who plays the following week. >> they want to be really careful with him, of course. >> definitely. we still have plenty ahead. your weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now.
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good morning. straight up 5:00. you probably felt a little chill in your house. you had to get out an extra blanket or pull out the flannel pajamas like wisdom did. >> i'm starting a fire when i get home. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. that is gwen. >> i'm going to accepted you over some of my canadian thick skin. >> you need to do something. >> where are you from originally? >> down south. >> how far south? >> way south. almost to the water. >> take a look at our satellite- radar composite. we have some clouds rolling in. the big story is the wet weather to the south because that is heading our way and we could see some rain showers
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today before it is all said and done. yesterday's highs, wisdom did not like, some 17 to 19 degrees cooler than they should be. and this morning, a chilly start. 45 at d.c. 41 at dulles and 41 at baltimore. the chill is on. it is typical fall weather. take a look to the west where we have a frost advisory and freeze warning. temperatures anywhere from 30 to 32 degrees in the frost advisory regions. temperatures, 33 to 36 degrees including allegheny to shenandoah, hardy, grant and mineral counties. protect any vegetation outside that is not protect in these kinds of conditions. this afternoon, we are locking at rain moving in. it will be sticking around into the course of the evening hours and possibly even lingering into a little bit of the overnight. today, we are talking a much cooler day across the area and
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temperatures will warm up a little bit later on into the week but it is columbus day chill if you are planning anything outside. bundle up. >> man! >> julie wright, how is the commute this morning. >> we are anticipating lighter than usual traffic volume on the roads. no trouble spots to report head out towards the 14th street bridge. you will find if you are traveling south on 270, an easy go of it so far leaving 109 headed out towards clarksburg. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic. they've already sparked protests in new york city subway system and now some controversial ads that refer to radical muslims as savages are going up in several metro stops here in our area. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u street station with
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the details. good morning. >> we don't know exactly what time the controversial ads will go up except they are supposed to be up by court order by 5:00 this evening and they are expected to be particularly visible. one ad in just four stations that will be around the metro system and metro police say they are ready in case anyone decides to protest them. test t a new york woman was arrested for trying to spray paint over one the anti-jihad posters when it went up in a new york subway station. to some, the ads equate muslims with savages. >> i will continue to nonviolently protest hate and that is hate. >> reporter: pamela geller with the american freedom defense initiative won the right to hang posters which read, in any war between civilized man and the savage, support civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. those same posters will be going up at four d.c. area metro stations before the close
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of business today. already, metro riders here are speaking out against the move. >> because it is not right to gemmize that jihad, the extremist terroristed and generalize the muslims alls this. i don't approve of that at all. >> i think they should be allowed on free speech grounds but i think it is incredibly irresponsible. >> it is kind of a big thing to call somebody a savage but this is america. freedom of speech. >> reporter: metro went to court after receiving what it called verifiable threats over the poster and out of concern over the recent riots in islamic nations over a california film ridiculing the prophet mohammed. >> even though you have a right to say it, doesn't mean you have to say it. >> i believe that even though it might be going up in the d.c. area, other countries will look at the united states and be like why are you allowing
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your people to do this. this thing is going to cause drama. >> reporter: in court on thursday, the transit system's lawyers said that the words on the poster were what they called fighting words in the context of current events and the fine said it was investigating a promise of violence. if those posters did go up in washington, but we don't expect to have any major drama here. but it is one of those things you never know how people will react. the posters are supposed to get up here at u street. also at glenmont, georgia avenue and takoma park stations. >> hopefully, there won't be any problems. new this morning, another search is set today for a missing teenage ferreira northern virginia. friends, family and volunteers will be gathering at a park in fairfax this morning at 10:30. 17-year-oldbury appear glen was last seen dropping his younger
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brother off at w. t. woodson high school last monday morning. police found his car about a mile and a half away. investigators are reviewing surveillance video from a nearby dunkin donuts. prince george's county police officer shot a suspect armed with a knife on 55th avenue in bladensburg. the man confronted an officer, ignored repeated orders to put the weapon down and then went after the officer. the officer was not injured. the suspect is expected to survive. 30-year-old mark ives was found dead outside a home early sunday in the 5400 block of broadmoor street. investigators believe he was assaulted by someone he knew. police are currently looking for that person. for that perso a few days after the first presidential debate, president obama joked with supporters in california over the weekend admitting he was not at his best in denver. the president also took time to
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criticize his republican opponent, mitt romney, going after what he claims is romney's plan for $5 trillion in tax cuts and cuts to funding for pbs to help close the deficit. >> so for all you moms and kids, don't worry. somebody is finally cracking down on big bird. cracking down on him. elmo has made a run for the border. border. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again but he is bringing the hammer down on sesame street. >> president obama will continue campaigning in california today with a star- studded event in san francisco t includes john legend and will i am. one of the staffers at in
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florida decided to weekend romney's face with a napkin. he laughed it off but and to look uncomfortable. we'll tell you who came out on top in the election with hugo chavez. >> and more cases of fungal meningitis as the outbreak spreads to more states. we'll have an update on that and new information about the pharmacy that distributed the product. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class?
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according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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hugo chavez has won re- election. he received about 54% of vote of course his closest race yet. he will seven another six-year term in which he says he will press fore forcefully for a transition to socialism. a socialist president would recently overcame cancer has been in power since 1999. tomorrow is sentencing day
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for convicted child molester jerry sandusky. the former penn state sphant trouble coach was convicted in june on 45 counts ever sexual abuse of young boys. he now faces up to 400 years in prison. but experts expect his sentence to be closer to 30 to 60 years. he will also probably be able to work a 30-hour week toern money in prison. the head of the border patrol agents union said the agent killed apparently opened fire on two fellow agents thinking they were armed smugglers and was killed when they returned fire. the county sheriff confirmed the scenario but would not say if the fallen agent was the fit to sot. first to shoot. coming up, an update on the outbreak of meningitis spreading nationwide. >> a very special night for our female war veterans. why these service women put on
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some fancy dresses and some smiles. >> the september fall air is not going anywhere. i'll have the details on what you can expect.  take a away his toys and he'll play with a stick.
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sated a special night to honor the grace and buttive our female war veterans. first miss veteran america
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pageant was held last night. -- a special night to honor the grace and beauty of our female war veterans. a great way to honor them for sure. >> what is going on, missy? >> cool, cold, and fall-like. that is exactly what we've got. >> cold for some people. >> we won't mention any names here but we know who we're talking about. the chill is on for folks and the question is how long will it stick around and will we get back to warmer conditions? i have the answers. in the meantime today, our weather headlines begin with rain because rain is on the way in my forecast into the course of the day. be prepared for that. the sun does return if the early part of the week but we've got temperatures up and down all over the place into the course of the seven days. here is a look at our fox 5 satellite-radar composite. some of you see something patchy fog. clouds continue to increase heading their way through. but we are keeping an eye on
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wet weather looking at rain showers all associated with an upper level disturbance. that is pushing its way through from the southwest. areas to the south will get into about mid affect, we'll see this filling in and as we get closer to the evening hours into the d.c. metro region, expect to have the umbrella handy. in the meantime, your highs yesterday well below seasonal average. 56degrees at reagan national airport. 52 at dulles. 55 at b wait a minute thurgood marshall. it is a cool start. 36degrees to the south from manassas. 45 at d.c. 41 at baltimore. 37 at gaithersburg and 41 degrees at dulles this hour. we have a frost and a freeze advisory to tell you about. actually a freeze warning as well as a frost advisory. these in effect until 9:00 a.m. this morning. make sure you protect any vegetation you have outside if you live in these regions. cooler air moving its way off to the northeast and leaving
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the d.c. area just along that line where the cooler air can kick in. 50s is where we are headed today for our daytime high. 55degrees, cloudy with wet weather a little bit later. let's check in with julie wright and see how traffic is doing out there. >> so far, so good. no problems reported around the capital beltway as you continue to work your way inbound along 66. you will find traffic volume moving at speed coming in from fair oaks headed east towards 123. light traffic volume on the beltway as you continue across the american legion bridge. traffic flowing freely out of montgomery county headed for tyson's. hov rules lifted on 270, 66, 95 and 395 with the exception of route 50 in maryland. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. a health alert for you. appear outbreak of meningitis linked to steroid produce bid a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts has spread. there are nearly 100 confirmed cases and seven reported
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deaths. that pharmacy that distributed the steroid has issued a voluntary recall of all its products. mary ann rafferty has latest. >> reporter: a tainted steroid solution causing a deadly outbreak of meningitis has now claimed the lives of at least seven people. it is believed to have originated from the new england compounding center in massachusetts. the cdc says there are 91 confirmed cases of fungal meningitis. >> we are investigating an unusual outbreak of meningitis. >> reporter: more than 17,000 vials of the contaminated steroid have been shipped out to nearly 100 facilities in 23 states. despite the numbers, only a select portion of the population may be infected. >> if you've got any kind of steroid inject between july of this year and september 28th, you need to be aware of this. >> reporter: one indiana woman was informed the steroid injection she received may have been contaminated. now, she is nervously anticipating the outcome of her test results. >> i had a very severe headache that i couldn't even get up out of bed and it hasn't went way
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yet. the worry from day to day like today. i mean it is just nerve wracking. >> reporter: meningitis is treatable if it is caught early. health experts say you should be on the lookout for warning signs. >> the symptoms that they're experiencing are those that we sometimes see in cases of meningitis such as fever, new or worsening headache, sometimes neck stiffness. we've also seen in a few patients signed and symptoms of stroke, sudden onset of slurred speech, dizziness, difficulty walking, sudden weakness, et cetera. >> reporter: treatment can take a few weeks to several months depending on the individual. the virus is not contagious. in new york, mary ann rafferty, fox news. kevin mccarthy sits down with the stars of the new animated movie, frankenweenie. >> looking forward to that. we'll be right back. ah.
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according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says
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the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. taken 2 took over the weekend box office. it took the top spot with $50 million proving twice as popular as the orange movie was. hotel transylvania dropped to second mace this week. the big names in comedy lend their voices to another animated flick that is out now. it is called frankenweenie. >> they include katherine o'hara and martin short. kevin mccarthy sat down with
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the stars. >> it is very weird hearing you say kevin to me now. >> i actually thought of kevin. >> there was a movie called home alone. >> two of my favorite characters of all time are from the film. if these two characters were dropped in, how would they interact with the environment. >> they would be very scared by the renews 4 united nations of things like pet snails coming back. >> sally would probably be feeling good company, finally, somebody who looks just like me. >> if you could stop motion animate a performance that you've done in your career and relive that in stop motion, which performance would that be and why? i would say sctv. >> you mean the whole show.
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>> anything. we could only afford cheap actors. if you have that, that would be fun. >> i would say jiminy glick. >> i love you saying i don't want him to turn out weird. i feel the term weird is so baseball. baseball is normal. football is normal. i always wanted to be a film maker. >> did people try to get a way from acting, saying it was too weird. >> my parents were worried. they kept saying i can get you a job in the office with the girls in the office. not until we were doing sc tv and people talked to my dad at work about it did my dad finally believe i had a job. that is scary for a parent to go into the evil world of show business. >> when i was a kid i used to
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like having v. an imaginary television show my attic. no one said be an actor. i went right into medicine for a while. then i realized i didn't like scienceen. i was just a finance of the tv show quincy. >> my mom and dad were scared when i said i wanted to go into asking. but being funny at home was encouraged 24 hours a day. >> that's cool. >> sometimes with kids being they are trying for figure out their journeys and you realize parts of the answer is right there but you are looking past it. >> kevin will be in on friday as he always is. we'll talk more about the movies with him. >> still ahead, highlights of nationals game one and an update on an injured robert griffin iii. >> a controversial ad is going up in d.c. today. >> reporter: some people say that those ads are terribly insulting to muslims. yet a judge ordered that they go up by 5:00 this evening. we'll tell you how metro is preparing when fox 5 morning
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news continues.
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its nats rallied in the eighth against the cardinals. nats take game one of the national league divisional series 3-2. game two is today. the first pitch at 4:07. a double whammy for theburg
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ypped i and goal. the skinned lost to the falcons 24-17. -- a double whammy for the burgundy and gold. the team says robert griffin iii suffered a mild concussion and will be evaluated again today. that is not the news you want to hear. what wave all been afraid of. >> the franchise quarterback now has a concussion -- what we've all been afraid of. >> we have cool conditions we haded a pretty cool day yesterday and today we have a little bit of a repeat performance of that. be prepared. fall has landed, folks. seeing a lot of fog out there. it will eventually be out of the way. the clouds will be sticking around and we have rain showers to the south that will make their way across the region and head our way so you might want to keep the umbrella handy if you are planning anything
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outdoors later on. currently, 45 degrees at reagan national airport, 41 at dulles. cooler conditions. across the west, we have a frost advisory and a freeze warning in effect. this expires at 9:00 a.m. so if you live in any of these areas that are shaded, including highland, pendleton, mineral, hardy counties, make sure you do cover up any vegetation. looking at a chance of afternoon, even showers. some of those linking through into the early part of tonight. 45 for your overnight low. it will be a little bit on the cooler side. temperatures yesterday were some 17 to 19 degrees cooler than they should have been. >> there you go, wisdom. this is not normal. >> when did you say it was going to end? >> of a got good news for you. you have to see my seven-day forecast. >> i'll be ready. time to say hell toe julie wright. >> good morning.
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on the -- time to say hello to julie wright. >> good morning. we are anticipating lighter than normal traffic volumes because it's holiday. lanes are open in each direction eastbound along 66 coming inbound from fair oaks towards 123. traffic volume moving at speed between annandale and merrifield. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. prince george's county police say an officer shot a man armed with a knife around 7:00 last newt on 55th avenue in bladensburg. investigators say he refused to put the weapon down and went after the officers. suspect is expected to survive. the officer was not hurt. fairfax county police continue to look for clues into an apparent homicide in alexandria. 30-year-old mark ives was found dead outside a home early sunday in the 5400 block of broadmoor street. investigators believe he was assaultedded by someone he knew and police are currently looking for that person. another search is set today
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for a missing teenager from northern virginia. 17-year-old brian glen was last seen dropping his younger brother off at w. t. woodson high school last monday morning. police found his car about a mile and a half away. friend and family and volunteers as well will search the park in fairfax beginning at 10:30 this morning. the big story this morning, a controversial ad that sparked concern in new york and d.c. is going up in several metro stations today. >> a federal judge made the ruling over the weekend. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u street station in northwest with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. on thursday, metro's lawyers told the judge that the fbi was investigating a promise of violence if those controversial ads went up in d.c. but the judge ordered that those ads go up by 5:00 this evening citing the first amendment. the ads paid for by the american freedom defense initiative say, quote, in any
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war between civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. many say they are offensive because they equate muslims with savages. citing concerns from the fbi, metro wanted to delay displaying the ads until the protests in the middle east over the innocence of muslims film subsided. the sponsor you'd to have them put up immediately and won and district attorney they have the use of the word savage. -- the sponsor sued to have them put up. >> any war on innocent civilians is savagery. the slaughter of the fogel family, a jewish family in their beds is savagery. >> reporter: the ads first and in 10 new york city subway stations and in san francisco. the ap reports there have been some defacing of the ads in new york and san francisco but few
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actual protests. one woman in new york was spray painting over one of the ads. we don't know what time today those ads are going to be displayed. but metro says there will be one ad in each of four stations that would be here at u treatment, also at again montreal, takoma park and also george avenue. we don't expect to get any sort of notification of when those ads are going to be put up. metro police say they are ready in case there are any protests. >> thank you. turning to politics now, the u.s. senate race in virginia takes a pot light tonight as democrat tim kaine and republican george allen face off in richmond. the race between the two former governors has been close. but a new rasmussen poll of likely voters shows cain pull ago way with 52%. rasmussen has now moved the
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virginia senate race from toss- up to leaning democratic. president obama spent the night in california at a fundraising concert in los angeles with a roster full of hollywood stars including actor george clooney, katie perry, stevie wonder, just to name a few. mitt romney is back in the battleground state of virginia today to deliver a speech on foreign policy at the virginia military institute in lexington. two big tech firms in china are getting the cold shoulder from u.s. lawmakers. the house intelligence committee today releases a report warning american companies they should not do business with two chinese firms. the house panel says the firms pose a threat to national security based on recent cyberattacks traced to china. a maryland congressman spoke out last night on 60 minutes. >> we have evidence that china has been taxing us on a regular basis, even now as we speak that china has been taking a
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lot of our trade secrets, our papt ents from all of our different companies to do better in competition with us. -- our pat he wants from all of our different companies to do better in competition with us. a shocking discovery in the boston harbor. still ahead, what was found floating in the water. >> a private rocket heads to the space station with ice cream on board. details of that mission still ahead. i wonder what flavor. >> i'm going to guess chocolate. we're here! [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i don't feel good. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs pharmacy, now offering flu shots every day, no appointment necessary. find a clinic near you at minuteclinic.com.
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takeke away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and ththey'll still find a way to gt where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families
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... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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in colorado, police have expanded their search for a missing 10-year-old girl. they say a backpack found in the ton of superior a few miles away from where she disappeared is likely linked to jessica ridgway. she was last seen friday as she walked to a park where she meets classmates before school. in the boston harbor, the coast guard says a dead whale was found floating in water there. the 50-foot fin back whale seen here was found early sunday morning. the cause of death is not yet known. a teen from the new england aquarium found bruising and pressure lines on the hand mal's body which could mean the whale had been wrapped in something before it died. it is liftoff of the 41st albuquerque international balloon fiesta in new mexico. nearly 500 hot air balloons
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were released into the sky yesterday morning. rainy weather delayed the opening of the festival on saturday. it will continue throughout the week. it is the largest hot air balloon event in the world. >> very colorful too. coming up, a recall involving a popular cross overvehicle inform you drive a honda -- a popular crossover vehicle. if you drive a honda, you may want to stay tuned. >> we do have some fog some some areas. we'll get the latest weather and traffic from gwen and julie coming up next. hey, what are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee.
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so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >> two, one. >> the dragon capsule blasted off on its way to deliver supplies to the international space station. it is the first privately contracted supply mission to the iss. dragon will stay docked for three weeks. part of the cargo includes chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream for the astronauts. >> that is what you need on the
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cargo mission. >> they need to do their job and stay helpy. >> no ice cream today. >> i was going to say you my want some hot chocolate today. we've got some cooler weather that has been hitting our area. yesterday was really cool. today, it stays cool and chilly as well. and we've got some rain to talk about today. in the meantime, just clouds moving in across the area plus some of you seeing a fair amount of dense fog especially to areas of the south and to the west so expect to see that into the course of the morning hours. these clouds will just continue to thicken. we are not going to get a break from the cloud coverage at all. what we are keeping a close eye on to the south of us is actually some wet weather that is pushing its way in. that will continue to move its way through and by the afternoon, we'll end up seeing some rain showers. in the meantime, 45 degrees right now at reagan national airport, 39-degree at gaithersburg. 41 at baltimore. 41 to the south and fredericksburg. 38 for martinsburg this hour.
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39 for hagerstown and 36 degrees for cumberland. areas to the west where we have temperatures still in the 30s as well, you can see we're not alone with the cool conditions. pittsburgh at 36. columbus at 31. we have 37 degrees for boston. frost advisory and a freeze warning in effect for our west. cumberland as well as allegheny, mineral, all affected by this. protect any venge station you might have outside if you live in these areas. mainly cloudy skies today. we'll end up seeing an upper level disturbance bring some wet weather into the area into the course of this afternoon. tuesday, a ridge of high pressure starts to build in. we could have langerring showers into tuesday morning as well. be prepared for that. -- we could have lingering showers into tuesday morning as well. 55degrees for a high today t will be a cool one, clouds and
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fog this morning. rain later on. 45degrees for your overnight low. a light northwesterly wind from five to 10 miles per hour. here is a look at your fox 5 accu-weather seven-day forecast. temperatures start to gradually climb on tuesday, 62 degrees. on hump day, we only have sunshine and we are back to the 70s once again. temperatures will be up and down all week long but no shortage of sunshine taking us right through until sunday. jewelry, are you in for ice cream or coffee? >> i'm always in for ice in, i' drinker. maybe that has something to do with it. >> light traffic volume around the area. we are anticipating a light travel day because of it being a federal holiday. reversible roads in effect as well along canal road, rock creek. eastbound from fair oaks, no problems reported headed for the capital beltway. you will find yourself at speed in each direction across the american legion bridge. keep in mind the hov rules have
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been lifted this morning on 95, 395, 66 as well as 270 with the exception of 50. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. the news for drivers in california continues to get worse as the average price for a gallon of gas there is now 84 cents higher than the national average. experts say the extreme hike is due to several factors including a power failure at a refinery in southern california last week. prices are expected to ease a bit next week. honda is recalling nearly 500,000 crv crossovers for problems with an electrical switch in the driver's side door. the problem found in models 2002 to 2006 can cause a switch to melt and start a fire. company will begin to fix the problem for free next month. n another serving of sports breakfast coming up after the break. >> dave ross is here to talk about the nationals and their thrilling win against st. louis and much more. stay with us. 
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dave ross here now to talk about the nationals and the redskins. eight losses in a row at home. >> isn't it crazy? i was in the locker room yesterday and the guys were not happy about that. we'll start off with the good news. the nats went to the lou and
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got it done in game one. it wasn't easy but who said it was. this is the key point of the game. ryan matthews is in a jam. bases juiced. five, four, flee double play. he got out of a no out bases loaded jam on two pitches. and then as it seems to happen, tile are moore, a rookie, drives in two and the nats go on to win 3-2 in st. louis. a very impressive comeback win late. now, again, nats had 98 wins in the regular season, most in baseball. but when you do this in the post-season and it is your first time ever in the post- season and you do it late in the eighth inning, pretty darned impressive. >> special. >> it is very special. and in baltimore, russell martin ruining the party. >> good last name.
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>> you don't have anything to do with that, do you? >> no. >> the yanks open up thed into gates and get five in the ninth and go on to win 7-2. make some people around here not very happy. maybe that's why tucker barnes isn't here. all i'm saying is they get a chance to redeem themselves tonight. here is the game yesterday. it started off great. 28yards to the house. kind of weak there. billy cundiff, this was the turning point of the game. you know why? >> why? >> atlanta came back and scored off that miss. 7-7. 10-0. where you going? >> trying to get down. he got down all right. not on his own volition. the show walk to the locker room. a mild concussion. i don't know what a mild
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concussion is. kurt cousins came in and found santana moss. skins take the late and you're thinking we've got two rookies that can play. everything looks good. here comes the falcons. >> where is everybody? >> kind of parted like the red sea. >> gave haim love tap on the way. what is that? >> looks a little bit like a rookie here. here is the deal. numbers aren't bad. i saw him walking in off the feel, had his head down. a tough deal for any rookie, let alone robert griffin iii or kurt cuss ipse when you have to come in under fire. you are prepared to play mentally but it is still a different thing when you come in there. rg iii got knocked down in the third quarter. mike shanahan says he will be evaluated for the rest of the week. he has to pass the con suggestion test to see if he can play sunday against
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minnesota. eight straight losses at home. it is the longest losing streak at home. that is something they're in the used to around here. >> sooner or later, had t. has got to end. >> the law of averages would dictate at some point they are going to get a win. game two is today for the nats. right now, they have -- now, they can close it out. they win this thing, all they would need is one win at home coming back here wednesday, thursday, friday if necessary. >> sweet. >> we are getting closer. >> thank you, dave. >> time for our facebook fan of the day now. we say hello to thomas sly. he tells us waking up to fox 5 has been the family's routine for the last eight years now and it helps begin the process of getting the kids to have school and work on time t look -- it looks like he has three
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